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      June 1, 2007Mind

      Growing Brains

      September 1, 2015Mind

      Scientific American MIND Reviews The Superhuman Mind

      Reviews and recommendations from Scientific American MIND
      May 1, 2013Mind

      Forgetting Is Harder for Older Brains

      Adults hang on to useless information, which impedes learning
      June 6, 2013Mind

      The Quirk of a High IQ

      It seems that those with high IQs have a beneficial quirk in their ability to perceive a moving scene. Christie Nicholson
      March 25, 2019Neuroscience

      Tech's Brain Effect: It's Complicated

      We don't yet know what the immersion in technology does to our brains, but one neuroscientist says the answer is likely to be that there's good, there's bad, and it's complex.
      Tech's Brain Effect: It's Complicated
      December 1, 2005Mind

      Get the Picture

      April 1, 2008Mind

      Great Expectations

      September 13, 2019Neuroscience

      Lab-Grown Human Mini Brains Show Brainy Activity

      As the little structures grow, their constituents specialize into different types of brain cells, begin to form connections and emit brain waves. They could be useful models for development and neurological conditions...
      Lab-Grown Human Mini Brains Show Brainy Activity
      July 23, 2019Biology

      For Ants, the Sky’s the Compass

      Computer modeling revealed that insects with a celestial compass can likely determine direction down to just a couple degrees of error. Christopher Intagliata reports. 
      For Ants, the Sky's the Compass
      September 1, 2009Mind

      Are Our Big Brains the Reason Newborns Can't Walk?

      John Bock, an anthropologist at California State University, Fullerton, provides a reply
      June 1, 2008Mind

      Your Brain on Diabetes

      More signs that insulin ills set off neurodegenerative conditions
      August 19, 2015Behavior & Society

      Your Brain on Porn and Other Sexual Images

      Is porn bad for the brain? The Savvy Psychologist explains 3 studies that looked at how we process porn and other sexualized images, and reveals the potential effects on the brain—and on how we see our fellow men and women...
      January 1, 2011Mind

      Think Different: How Perception Reveals Brain Differences

      The ways in which brains differ from one another show up in the ways their owners perceive the world
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      The Essential Guide to the Modern World

      The Essential Guide to the Modern World